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Magellan to Expand Refined Products System

Magellan Midstream Partners will expand the western leg of its refined petroleum products pipeline system in Texas to handle incremental shipments of gasoline and diesel fuel to demand centers in Abilene, Midland/Odessa, El Paso and New Mexico. The system can also access markets in Arizona and Mexico via connections to other pipelines. The $300 million project, fully supported by long-term customer commitments and expected to be operational mid-2020, includes expanding the capacity of the system from 100,000 bpd to approximately 150,000 bpd, with the potential to further increase the system to 170,000 bpd. In addition, connectivity to the ExxonMobil Pipeline Company’s terminal in Wink, Texas will be added. “Magellan’s extensive refined products pipeline system […]

Apache, Salt Creek Midstream to Build New NGL Header System

Apache Midstream, a subsidiary of Apache Corporation, and Salt Creek Midstream, an affiliate of ARM Energy, are developing SCM Alpine, a 445,000 bpd header system consisting of two pipeline segments originating at the companies’ processing facilities in Reeves County, Texas that will transport NGLs to Waha, Texas, where the system will interconnect to downstream pipelines providing access to Mont Belvieu and Corpus Christi fractionation facilities. According to the companies, construction is underway, and the system is expected to be placed in service during Q1 2019. In addition, Apache Midstream has signed an option to acquire a 50% stake in the $100 […]

Hamriyah Free Zone Authority Recognizes Top Petrochemical, Oil & Gas Companies

The Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (HFZA) recognized the authority’s top petrochemical, oil & gas companies during the “HFZA – Gulf Energy Information Petrochemical, Oil & Gas Event” held May 7, 2018. At the event, the benefits of the strategic partnership between HFZA and Gulf Energy Information, formerly Gulf Publishing Company, were announced. These benefits include enabling participating petrochemical, oil & gas companies and investors to highlight and promote their companies, products and services globally. “We are delighted to recognize the 1,500 companies working in the petrochemical, oil & gas sector of Hamriyah Free Zone and […]

ETP to Construct Crude Pipeline from Permian to Texas Coast

Energy Transfer Partners plans to build a crude oil pipeline, which will have an initial capacity of up to 600,000 bpd and be expandable to 1 million bpd, from the Permian Basin to the Houston Ship Channel and Nederland, Texas, the company said during a conference call. Because of increasing production, pipelines in the Permian Basin are running at maximum capacity, causing crude oil prices in the region to decline to their lowest levels in three and a half years. The pipeline will serve growing export markets at coastal ports and is expected to be placed in service by 2020.

EPIC Secures Strategic Partnerships for Texas-New Mexico Crude Pipeline

Apache Corporation and Noble Energy have committed to anchor the EPIC Crude Oil Pipeline, which will run side-by-side with the EPIC NGL Pipeline for 730 miles from southeastern New Mexico to Corpus Christi, Texas. The pipeline will have an initial capacity of 590,000 bpd, including 440,000 bpd from the Permian Basin and 150,000 bpd from the Eagle Ford shale. Apache and Noble Energy have secured 75,000 bpd and 100 bpd of firm capacity, respectively. Furthermore, EPIC is engaged in ongoing commercial negotiations representing at least 500,000 bpd in potential volume commitments for the pipeline. Pending the final result of the commercial process, […]

SemGroup to Convert, Expand White Cliffs Pipeline System

SemGroup Corporation announced it will convert a section of the White Cliffs Pipeline system to NGL service, along with expanding the system to connect to markets in Texas. The project is supported by 10-year agreements with DCP Midstream and its affiliate DCP Southern Hills Pipeline. “We are excited to execute this opportunity with DCP and provide a much-needed market solution to the DJ Basin, while at the same time optimizing White Cliffs to include both crude and NGL capabilities,” said David Minielly, Vice President of SemGroup’s crude operations. “This project provides producers and natural gas processors with a cost-effective and reliable […]

Sendero Begins Operations on Permian Gas Processing System

Sendero Midstream has commenced operations on a new gas processing system in Eddy County, N.M. Consisting of more than 60 miles of pipeline, the system also includes a gas processing plant with a capacity of 130 MMcf/d. Also, the company announced it will invest $750 million in the Permian Basin over the next five years to support increased oil and natural gas production. The investment includes expanding the gas gathering and processing system with four additional plants, pipelines and compressor systems capable of transporting more than 1 Bcm/d. “The Permian’s Delaware Basin is one of the most prolific areas for oil and natural gas […]

Pembina to Expand Peace Pipeline

Pembina Pipeline Corporation has announced another expansion of its Peace pipeline system to accommodate incremental volume commitments in support of growth in the Montney and Deep Basin resource plays. The latest expansion, Phase VI, includes the installation of two pipelines in Alberta: a 16-inch pipeline from LaGlace to Wapiti, and a 20-inch pipeline from Kakwa to Lator. The approximately $280 million project is anticipated to be in service in early 2020, subject to environmental and regulatory approval. “It is exciting to announce another expansion of our Peace Pipeline,” said Mick Dilger, Pembina’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “As producers […]

API Names Next CEO

The American Petroleum Institute (API) has elected Mike Sommers President and CEO. Sommers will succeed Jack Gerard, who is stepping down in August. Known for bipartisan collaboration and visionary strategic planning, Sommers brings two decades of political experience to API, including his current role as president and CEO of the American Investment Council. “I’m honored to work with API’s broad membership and lead one of the most influential trade associations representing all facets of the oil and natural gas industry,” said Sommers. “At a time of transformational progress when natural gas and oil are pioneering groundbreaking innovation, […]

Open Season Extended for Magellan’s Texas Refined Products Pipeline System Expansion

Magellan Midstream Partners has extended the open season to solicit commitments from shippers for the potential expansion of the western leg of its refined products pipeline system in Texas. If completed, the pipeline’s current capacity of 100,000 bpd could increase to 145,000 bpd. In addition, the company announced in a press release that it is considering building a new refined products terminal in Midland, Texas.  The proposed expansion would increase Magellan’s capability to transport refined petroleum products to demand centers in Abilene, Midland/Odessa and El Paso, Texas, as well as markets in New Mexico and Arizona, and international markets in […]

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